Help, Have Mercy, Save

O God almighty,
you made heaven and earth and sea
and all that is in them.
Help me.
Have mercy on me,
Wash away my sins.
Save me in this world
and in the world to come
through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,
through whom is the glory and the power
forever and ever.

Source: Oxyrhynchus Papyrus

Source of this version: The New Archaeological Discoveries and their Bearing upon the New Testament by Camdem McCormick Cobern, Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1918, p. 292

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Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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